The date of love and friendship is approaching. This is how you can generate additional income.
Grow your business, Not your inbox
Stay up to date and subscribe to our daily newsletter now!
This article has been translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.
The opinions expressed by the entrepreneur’s contributors are their own.
In Mexico, Valentine’s Day, or Day of Love and Friendship, is the fifth most important date among the population, according to the Mexican Internet Association. If we add to this, roughly 72% of Mexicans will attend this holiday that can generate extra income for anyone looking to make money.
To give you a clearer idea, the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Financial Services Users (CONDUSEF) has found that approximately 61% of Mexicans spend between 100 and 400 pesos on gifts that day, while approximately 34% of 400 to 800 pesos, and these numbers do not take into account the people who spend over these amounts.
If you want to generate extra income or customize your company a little so that it generates more money on this data, I share 5 extremely simple business ideas for Love and Friendship Day:
Create Personalized Cards: If you are lucky enough to be a very creative person or have a good design, then you can make personalized cards. Usually the cards they sell in stores or other establishments are very expensive and all look very similar. All you need is your wits and pressure.
Create a small space to sell flowers: either outside your home or even in a park, flowers never hurt as this is the first way to avoid trouble. Whether it’s a single rose or small bouquets of flowers, you won’t be short of customers.
Gift wrapping: Another simple option that is always needed is to offer a decoration and gift wrapping service. Lots of people aren’t the best at these types of crafts and are always looking for help wrapping, decorating, and getting more creative with gifts. If you want some inspiration for creating more creative wraps, you can find a variety of ideas on sites like Pinterest.
Chocolates and Sweets: Another option many people choose during these dates is giving away sweet foods, especially chocolate. If you like to bake or bake, you can sell cupcakes, muffins or brownies in small boxes and customize the decorations according to the person’s name.
Experience experiences: There are small companies that turn their normal operations 180 ° on special dates and create experiences depending on the season or celebration. And by experience, I don’t mean a tour of Europe, you can search for magical cities or nearby cities and put together special packages for the day of love and friendship. You can include everything from transportation to a romantic dinner before returning.
The possibilities are endless, these are just some of the simplest and you can use this data to adapt to your business model.
Get creative and make the most of the country’s festivities as everything is a chance for business owners and entrepreneurs.